From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
Report on Azerbaijan makes further election-year hay out of debate
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
The year they finally included more women
Recalling that MLK’s greatest allies were often rabbis
Wife of Reform leader steps down following review
Plus why Obama should’ve picked a Protestant, and more
Holiday traffic, Tweet Streets, and the ‘H’ word
Obama invites Jews to Muslim meal at the White House
Says Reform movement leader
Retrial for Halimi’s killers, human rights in Gaza, and more in the news
Religion and health care, a false false messiah, and more from the news
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.